Posts Categorized: Vintage

Kate Brings Back the Sheer Nude Stocking

I find that one of the more interesting fashion trends sparked by the chic Duchess of Cambridge is the wearing of nylon stockings.   More specifically, sheer nude pantyhose with a slight sheen.  I, for one, am glad to see this sartorial comeback.  It is an elegant fashion touch that has been sorely missing for some… Read more »

The Thrill of Summer Clotheslines

Since becoming a complete and total air-drying fool several years ago, it’s amazing how the little things thrill me.  Now that summer has finally seemed to settle in somewhat in the Seattle area, I have been able to do most of my line drying outside.  Yes.  On a clothesline! During the loooooooong, rainy winter, spring,… Read more »

Kate Wows Canada Day!

Prince William and Kate arrived in utterly smashing style today, Canada Day, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.  I have to say that I am ever more impressed with the Duchess of Cambridge’s fabulously chic and appropriate fashions at each outing!  This brings back the days when we all thrilled (well,… Read more »

A Most Unique Vintage 50s Crocheted Stole!

Crocheted Stole – with cuff and pocket (17″ x 79″) This is a really fun vintage 1950s pattern for a crocheted stole, with cuff and pocket.  Most unusual in the fact that there is a cuffed sleeve, of sorts, on one end of the stole, and a pocket on the other end.  Quite practical, really. … Read more »

June 11 is World Wide Knit in Public Day!

Grab your yarn and knitting needles and GET OUT THERE tomorrow!  The second Saturday in June is officially “World Wide Knit in Public Day”.  Yes, it’s time to show off your fancy stitching to the adoring masses. Public events are being held all around the world on Saturday, June 11th, and will continue throughout the… Read more »